Late with the links tonight, but I’ll give you some before giving you Videos of the Week.
Phil Mushnick in the New York Post goes after a hair replacement ad on the YES Network.
In his Sunday column, Bob Raissman in the New York Daily News feels USA Today baseball writer Bob Nightengale may have used some dirty tricks to get quotes from Jason Giambi and Gary Sheffield.
Newsday’s Neil Best looks at the sports menu from this same week 35 years ago.
David Mayo in the Grand Rapids Press says the Big Ten Network and Comcast really need to get on the same page.
In the Fresno Bee, Rick Bentley says both ESPN and NBC made some lineup shuffles in their NFL studio shows.
Larry Ott of the Buffalo News says ESPN has returned to NASCAR with a big bang.
Chris Zelkovich in the Toronto Star writes about the ESPN Classic documentary on Barry Bonds.
From the Daly Planet blog, Motorsports TV critic John Daly (no, not the golfer) says the ESPN production for the Watkins Glen race was much improved over its last effort.
There’s a rumor in radioland that WRKO isn’t happy with Glenn Geffner’s work on the Shaw’s Red Sox Radio Network and wants to get rid of him. Right now. My friend, LC, in the 38 Cliches blog is all over it. I hope it’s true.
The Sports Media Watch blog says there’s a dangerous blurring of news and entertainment with ABC News doing a five week series this month on NASCAR. Of course, ABC’s parent company, Disney, signed a huge deal with NASCAR for ESPN so this synergy is a bit dangerous in my mind.
Phil Swann in his TVPredictions.com website says there’s no sign that Time Warner Cable will add the NFL Network in HD to its lineup. And the article from the Corpus Christi (TX) Caller Times that Swanni refers to in his latest entry is here.
I’ll have Videos of the Week coming up.